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Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 05-18-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,677
Posted By Groucho
Exclamation To ensure that everyone is aware...

Perry and I have been communicating back and forth about how to handle the issues that have seemed to sprung up surrounding how popular this run has become.

The focus is to make sure the run comes...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 05-15-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,677
Posted By Groucho
It's a good idea, and there are more than enough...

It's a good idea, and there are more than enough folks who have done the run more than once to help facilitate a second trip.

I have all the print material stored and will let it out to whomever...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 05-15-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,294
Posted By Groucho
I just read Perry's copy of the book Argentine...

I just read Perry's copy of the book Argentine Central. Reading your post reminded me that while the railroad relied highly on mining traffic from around the Waldorf area, tourist traffic provided...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 05-15-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,677
Posted By Groucho
Lightbulb Just to elaborate and summarize...

I know that sounds counter-intuitive, but bear with us.

When we started the Ghost Town Run in 2005, we had the idea of sharing with folks in the club a run we had done as a family a few years in a...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 05-12-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By Groucho
80 series Full length rack (Con-ferr style) with brackets

I made this rack at the shop about 8-9 years ago when I was doing the TallowPot Engineering stuff. It has sat in my yard since I sold my 80 in December of 2010 to get the blue hundo. I want to see it...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 05-12-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,294
Posted By Groucho
Perry and I plan on doing some snooping along the...

Perry and I plan on doing some snooping along the Argentine Central grade (most of Argentine pass is this grade, or close to it) in the next two weeks. I will report what we find for snow if we get...
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 03-01-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Groucho
Matt, Even though Andrea thinks I am a dork for...

Matt,

Even though Andrea thinks I am a dork for suggesting it, I think using a spool of copper stranded wire and connecting the coax to it in a simple fashion would impress the scouts a little more...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 03-01-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,677
Posted By Groucho
So Andrea and I have this penciled in for our...

So Andrea and I have this penciled in for our possibly one and only 'Cruiser run this year. We hope to support Perry in the background if he needs it, but mostly to just get out of the brewery and...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 03-01-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,462
Posted By Groucho
My future wife (at the time) helped me move down...

My future wife (at the time) helped me move down there. She also visited me almost once a month while I was down there. Today she is my wife, but at the time she was just my fiancee. And, no, she...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 01-28-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,462
Posted By Groucho
Coker was a great head. I learned a lot from him,...

Coker was a great head. I learned a lot from him, and have about 4 paintings he did a decade or so ago. He always had some great stories to tell. After working for the D&SNGRR and the C&TSRR for so...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 01-25-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,462
Posted By Groucho
Agreed. I even got the privilege of being...

Agreed. I even got the privilege of being employed there for two summers as fireman. Met some of the coolest people all the time. Still have friends living there who are some of the coolest people....
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 01-16-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,677
Posted By Groucho
The Ghost Town run was always something that was...

The Ghost Town run was always something that was really fun because the places and history of where we traveled through were so dear to my geeky heart.

Hopefully, this year the family and I will...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 01-16-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,677
Posted By Groucho
Pamphlets and stuff...

I found my files that have the descriptions and maps for most of the scenic places that will be visited on this run. I will make sure Perry has them for this year as well. It is hard to believe that...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 01-16-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,677
Posted By Groucho
Nothing specifically. Perry is just making sure...

Nothing specifically. Perry is just making sure that this freighting situation does not happen again. All ended well, but it wasn't a pretty moment for the trip.

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Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 10-09-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,976
Posted By Groucho
I would be willing to help teach if it was...

I would be willing to help teach if it was scheduled in advance, and maybe over a broader term. Ideally I would like to see it cover 5-8 weeks, one night a week, for 2-3 hours with study options for...
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 09-11-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Groucho
I was going to suggest the FTM-10R as well....

I was going to suggest the FTM-10R as well. Didn't know they were discontinued.

Did you say you tried using a earbud/mike setup like Apple uses?
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-15-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,817
Posted By Groucho
This made me think of something. I always found...

This made me think of something.

I always found it pretty fullfilling that some of the musicians I looked up to were nothing like they were made out to be by the "other side". In testimony during a...
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-19-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,762
Posted By Groucho
woo-hoo! Happy birthday!

woo-hoo!
Happy birthday!
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 01-19-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By Groucho
Thanks to everyone who came out last night!! Good...

Thanks to everyone who came out last night!! Good to see some old friends again and meet a few new ones!!


Nathaniel
Forum: General Chit Chat 10-13-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Groucho
Thanks folks! I just happened to be in the...

Thanks folks! I just happened to be in the convention center when the news crew was wondering around, and they asked if we wouldn't mind being on Fox31.

We also did win best booth at the festival...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 09-09-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,481
Posted By Groucho
That picture is pimpin in sooo many ways...I'm...

That picture is pimpin in sooo many ways...I'm jealous!

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Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 07-29-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 918
Posted By Groucho
Jon, Some are a little late to the party, but for...

Jon,
Some are a little late to the party, but for HAM guys that seems to be par for the course. Hi hi.

I've taught amateur radio classes for the club for years. Now Dave has taken my place so I can...
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-20-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 811
Posted By Groucho
AppleTV is a cool thing. I remember when I got my...

AppleTV is a cool thing. I remember when I got my first AppleTV way back in '08...

:beer:!!

To elaborate. AppleTV is kind of like an iPod for videos. Streaming videos from many different sources....
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 06-15-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Groucho
Congrats! Welcome to the world of those who now...

Congrats!

Welcome to the world of those who now have callsigns! and :yagi:.

Hope to see you soon on the air.

'73 Nathaniel WIIN
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 06-05-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,648
Posted By Groucho
I am damn proud to thank Dave for putting this...

I am damn proud to thank Dave for putting this on. I wish I could do it twice a year still, but brewery work never gets me much time for anything else!

I would like to be present on July 16th and 23...
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